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Nov 30, 2012 5:30pm PST
correspondent kristen welker, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, president obama tried to sell his plan in the suburbs of philadelphia today. it is a tactic he thinks has worked in the past, but it did very little to sway the congressional republicans. president obama turning up the heat on republicans. >> hello, hatfield. >> reporter: taking his case for higher taxes on the wealthy to pennsylvania today. >> i don't think it is acceptable to you for just a handful of republicans in congress to hold middle class tax cuts hostage simply because they don't want tax rates on upper income folks to go up. >> reporter: speaking at a factory, mr. obama argued that if congress can't get a deal, taxes will rise about $2,000 average for a family. of coal you get for christmas, that is a scrooje christmas. >> let's not kid ourselves. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner balked. >> increasing tax rates draws money away from the economy that needs to be invested in the economy to put people back to work. it is the wrong approach. >> reporter: bolder by his re-election, and criticized for
Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
powerful member of the first family, but he has some real star power. the obama family dog has his own holiday greeting. >>> an 18-month long battle between a recycling center and the city of san francisco is finally over. the haight ashbury recycling center finally got its final eviction notice yesterday. the center has been there for 40 years. the city wants to replace wit a community garden. >>> we know money doesn't guarantee happiness, but apparently having a six-figure income helps. a new study that looked at 13 countries shows that the average income that makes people happy is $161,000. but that varies by country. dubai residents needed the most, saying they needed more than $276,000 to feel happy. singapore came in second with $2227,000. at the bottom were the french who needed $114,000. actually, germans were even lower at about $58,000. the u.s. was not measured in this study. >>> we talked about stanford earlier, and now san jose state football. some great news for the spartans. they have been invited to play in the military bowl next month in washington, d.c. they're curren
Dec 1, 2012 5:00pm PST
updated. >>> over to college football. biggest game of the day, bam obama and georgia met in the s.e.c. championship games. alabama takes the lead on a 45-yard pass to a.j., from a.j. to omarry cooper. time winding down. georgia needs a touchdown to win. murray completes the pass. however, the receiver is tackled. alabama wins, 32-28. most likely they will be in the championship game. >>> to golf now. third round of the world challenge hosted by tiger woods. woods started the day four off the lead held by mcdowell. good start for woods. a chip in for birdie. even par for tiger woods. coming off a birdie on 14, putting for another one on 15. go ahead and let it drop in. woods still chasing mcdowell who leads by two streeks. you can watch the final round right here on nbc bay area tomorrow. >>> children from several local hospitals visited the north pole today. all right. they took a flight on a 747 around the bay area, but when they landed at gate 86 in san francisco, decorated like the north pole, santa claus was there along with former aide, olympian christie yamaguchi and let's
Dec 18, 2012 11:00am PST
picture of obama where he's really distancing himself and it's very funny. >> let's hit jack's bar. >> all right. >> he won't mind. >> no. >> what a gorgeous view. >> isn't it though? cheers. >> this is nice. >> there's usually the stage and the band curtain. >> i was wondering how you created a set within a set. but this actually looks like the back of the "snl" set. >> yes. we based all of this when i did these sets at the beginning. so i walked through. even this cable. this isn't real. hair and makeup. this isdressing room. >> wow. it's as loud as tracy. >> exactly. >> tracy is kind of self-absorbed. so everything in here has his face on it. you know what i'm noticing a lot more too, anybody can put in their own home is these textured wall papers. >> it doesn't read that much on film, but it has a metallic color to it. >> animal print is popular these days. you don't have to go tracy jordan animal print. >> throw on the couch. it's affordable. >> well, thank you so much for the tour today. this was so much fun. we got a bit of everyone in. >> i'm so glad you guys came and got t
Dec 1, 2012 2:05am PST
didn't want to clean it up. >> she's done it in the tub. >>> first lady michelle obama is showing off the christmas decorations at the white house to a bunch of war veterans and families and things, and it's always cool. they are showing off a 300-pound gingerbread replica of the white house, there's bo the dog. look at that. gingerbread likeness of the white house. >> so beautiful. >> amazing what they do. >> main attraction, of course, is the white house christmas tree. that thing is 18 1/2 feet high and is decorated by the children of military families. >> that's so nice. i would not want to be the first family during the christmas season. they have receptions every night and all they do is smile and shake hands and take pictures. >> everyone wants to get there to see them. >> it is beautiful if you get a chance to go, drop-dead gorgeous. >>> with all the christmas parties and things coming up, which party character are you? pretend you're at an office party. this might be a good way to figure it out. are you the person, the peak too sooner? you're the one that helps round the
Dec 1, 2012 5:00am PST
. the ceremony comes a little more than a year after president obama ended the military policy banning openly-gay people from serving. >>> ford is recalling fusion sedans because the engines can overheat and cause fires. that's inconvenient and dangerous. the recall affects vehicles from the 2013 model year with 1.6 liter engines. this is the fourth recall in as many months for the new ford escape which just went on sale last spring. >>> it's been months since a small dog was found in a trash bag on the side of the road in louisville, kentucky. and today, as you can see, karma the dog is doing just fine. he can walk. his broken bones are healing nicely and his personality is blossoming. the maltese was rescued by the shamrock era fund and so far more than 400 people have submitted applications hoping to adopt him. that is the news. now back to lester, era and dylan. >> too cute. >> very sweet. jenna, thanks. >>> dylan is back with the rest of the nation's weather forecast. good morning. >> good morning. hard to believe meteorological winter starts today. >> three weeks ahead of the res
Dec 1, 2012 12:35am PST
. there's a video going around of president obama getting choked up and crying while he thanks his campaign staff after the election. yeah. [ audience aws ] when mitt romney saw the video, he was, like -- [ as romney ] >> "what is that clear liquid coming out of his eyes?" [ laughter ] "is he leaking? what --" speaking of mitt romney, now that he's out of the presidential race, he will no longer receive protection from the secret service. [ audience aws ] or as big bird put it, "'sup?" [ laughter and applause ] why would big bird -- "'sup?" there's also a rumor that romney will write a tell-all book based on the diary he kept on the campaign trail. you know, in case you ever wondered what ambien looks like in book form. [ laughter ] man, this is awesome. you guys hear the trailer for the new brad pitt zombie thriller, "world war z"? >> steve: oh, my. >> jimmy: it released today. it is awesome. it is really amazing. and it might just be me, but it seemed like all the characters in the movie sound a little like pee-wee herman. [ light laughter ] let'take a look. >> does it live in --
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